Gift Aid Annual Claims
St John’s 2020/21: £16,391.48
St Thomas 2020/21: £9,681.42
Thank you for your overwhelming generosity in supporting our Parishes. Despite the difficulties of lockdown, the many uncertainties, you have continued to make sacrifices for your Parishes. “God loves a cheerful giver” 2 Cor 9:7.
St John’s Sunday 5pm Mass
This Mass will not continue until after Summertime.
Lifting of some restrictions
As from Monday 19th July social distancing is reduced to 1 metre and there can be congregational singing.
World Day for Grandparents and Elderly:
Pope Francis has established the celebration of the World Day for Grandparents and Elderly. It will be on the fourth Sunday of July (25th July) near the liturgical memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of Jesus.
The Year of St Joseph
Our third evening will take place on Thursday 5th August in St Mirin’s cathedral at 7pm, to pray for our Clergy and Religious commending them to St. Joseph. Please use Eventbrite link to book your tickets. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/diocese-of-paisley-33712912941 Alternatively call Angela to book a place on 0141 237 3584.
“He took pity on them because they were like sheep without a shepherd.” Do you feel called to bring people a sense of Jesus’s pastoral love as a priest, deacon or religious? Speak to Fr. John Morrison: email@example.com or Tel 01418895056.
100 Club July Winners
1st Prize: No 37 P. Reid £140
2nd Prize: No 43 Mgt Dougan £70
3rd Prize: No 50 Mgt Davidson
4th Prize: No 40 B. Melee £20
5th Prize: No 136 M. Sloey £20.
Gents’ toiletries are needed. Thank you for your continued and generous support.
Marriage and family webpage
The Diocese have a dedicated page on the website for Marriage and Family life. It contains a wealth of information, support and resources for many aspects of this important vocation. For more information please visit https://rcdop.org.uk/marriage-family-life-2
Online Marriage Counselling available during Covid 19 Crisis
Our diocese has a Counselling Service for Catholics Married in the Catholic Church. The counsellor is there to maintain a neutral, non-judgmental position. For information or advice please email in confidence firstname.lastname@example.org
Funeral St John’s
David Docherty on Thurs 22nd of July at 10am.
Please pray for those who have died recently especially
John Curran, David Docherty, Bobby Sommerville
and 6 months mind of
and for the Anniversaries of
Jimmy Devenny, Annie Devine, Agnes Hegarty, Edward Hughes, Jenny Lynch, Mary Munn, Brian McCafferty, Bid McGauley, Maisie McMaster, Marion & Neil Strain.
Anniversaries and all notices for the e-Bulletin should be handed in by 7pm on Thursdays.